Barb Cook is an autistic female, formally identified on the autism spectrum along with ADHD and phonological dyslexia in 2009 at the age of 40.
Barb is founder and editor in chief of Spectrum Women Magazine and editor and co-author of Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism, published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
In this interview on the Autism Journeys Podcast, Barb speaks of her experiences as an autistic female. She offers ideas and suggestions based on her own experiences about how best to support an autistic individual gain the skills to self advocate, succeed in education and ultimately to realise their potential.
Listen to the interview here. [Runtime 56.32 minutes]